Technician Certificate in Community Development - [TCCD]

The aim of this training programme is to supply the current and future labour market with adequately trained community development technicians who will work efficiently and effectively in both the public and private sectors. The programme is designed to equip candidates with knowledge and skills and enable them to become effective change agents who will have the capacity to collaborate with other extension staff to spearhead development at grass root level

Programme Summary

Proramme Name : Technician Certificate in Community Development

Proramme Code : TCCD

Duration : 2

Fees : 1035000

Mode of Study : Full Time

Programme Information
Form Four Entry Qualification:

Holders of Certificate of Secondary Education Examination (CSEE) with four (4) passes in non-religious subjects

Direct Entry Qualification:

Advanced Certificate of Secondary Education Examination (ACSEE) with One Principle Pass and One Subsidiary Pass in core subjects.

Eqivalent Entry Qualification:

Basic Technician Certificate in Community Development, Rural Development Planning, Development Administration and Management, Social Work, Gender, Diplomacy and International Relation, Social Protection, Project Planning and Management, Sociology, Human resource Management, Record Management, Health Science

The NTA Level 6 curriculum for the Technician Certificate of community development consists of twelve (12) modules that are spread over two semesters in one academic year. Each semester covers 15 weeks of learning followed by two weeks for the end of semester examinations. Therefore, the whole programme has a total of thirty four (34) weeks of study for the full-time attendance mode.

Payment of fees should be made before or during registration. Failure to pay within the specified period may result in withdraw of registration. Fees for various courses consist of the amount payable directly to the Institute and that payable directly to students. Whereas the amount payable directly to the Institute covers for tuition, field supervision, students’ organization, and registration; and the amount payable directly to the student covers for meals allowance, books and stationery, accommodation, medical allowance, practical training allowance and dissertation production. However, the amount to be paid to students will normally depend on their sponsors’ policies.

Apply participatory planning methods and techniques in designing and implementing community development interventions, apply principles of good governance in performing administrative roles, apply community development policy and related policies in facilitating community development initiatives, apply project management skills in managing community interventions, apply adult learning principles in designing, implementing and evaluating community development training programs and apply research methods and statistical techniques to collect, process, Analyse collected data and disseminate information on community development

The following assessment methods and distribution of marks in percentage will be used in the implementation programme:- Individual Assignment 15, Group Assignment 10, Classroom Tests 30, Portfolio 5, End of Semester Examinations 40, and is Total 100

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